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08.11.21

Diverse Coalition of Advocates, Educators and Community Leaders Map Out Blueprint for Fairer, Equitable Economic Growth

The NYC Inclusive Growth Initiative Blueprint outlines recommendations and priorities centered on economic development, workforce development, and affordable housing Read the Full NYC Inclusive Growth Initiative’s Blueprint Read the NYC Inclusive Growth Initiative’s Blueprint Executive Summary NEW YORK, NY – (August 11, 2021) — Today, a diverse group of emerging New York City leaders committed […]

03.23.21

NYC Employment and Training Coalition & the Center for New York City Affairs at The New School Release New Report on Challenges Facing Workforce Development Community For Equitable COVID-19 Recovery

Since the start of the pandemic, New York City’s workforce development organizations are seeing anincrease in demand due to unemployment and job loss despite seeing a decrease in City and State funding 2020 saw the worst single-year NYC job decline since the 1930s; NYC jobs are 14 percent below pre-pandemic levels, more than double the […]

02.22.21

NYC Employment and Training Coalition Announces Six New Directors to the Workforce Development Leader’s Board

Six nonprofit industry leaders will serve on NYCETC’s Board of Directors to shape and lead the future of inclusive workforce development in New York NEW YORK, NY – (February 22, 2021) – The New York City Employment and Training Coalition (NYCETC), the nation’s largest city-based membership association for the workforce development industry, has announced six […]

02.08.21

NYC Inclusive Growth Initiative Announces Steering Committee to Develop an Agenda for Equitable Recovery

NYCETC, ANHD, and RPA selected a 20-person steering committee representative of the diversity of New York City to develop a plan for the future of economic development, talent development, and affordable housing NEW YORK, NY – (February 8, 2021) – The NYC Inclusive Growth Initiative (NYCIGI), a coalition formed by the New York City Employment […]

11.16.20

Key NYC Nonprofits Launch The Inclusive Growth Initiative

New coalition will develop a plan for equitable recovery with a focus on economic development, workforce training, and affordable housing NYCETC, ANHD, and RPA will select a 15-person steering committee representative of the diversity of New York City to develop an agenda for inclusive economic growth NEW YORK, NY – (November 16, 2020) – The […]

09.15.20

NYCETC Announces Formation of Business Advisory Board

New York, NY (September 15, 2020) – Today, the New York City Employment and Training Coalition (NYCETC) announced the formation of the NYC Workforce Business Council, NYCETC’s business advisory council. Thanks to an investment from JPMorgan Chase, the Council will serve the critical function of ensuring NYC’s workforce development sector is industry informed. Chaired by […]

07.17.20

President of Nontraditional Employment for Women (NEW) Named Board Chair of the NYC Employment and Training Coalition

New York, NY (July 17, 2020) – Today, the NYC Employment and Training Coalition (NYCETC) announced that Kathleen Culhane, President of Nontraditional Employment for Women (NEW) has been elected Chair of it’s Board of Directors. In this capacity, Kathleen will play a key role in NYCETC’s mission to advance inclusive and skills-based workforce development initiatives […]

07.09.20

80+ Business & Human Service Leaders Release Plan for Inclusive Economic Recovery

For Immediate ReleaseJuly 9, 2020 ContactNYC Employment & Training Coalition (NYCETC):Jose Ortiz Jr., jortiz@nycetc.org, 646-203-4636Annie Garneva, agarneva@nycetc.org, 908-578-6013 Critical investments and supports needed for small businesses, workers and community-based organizations to build an inclusive local post-COVID economy READ:Recovery for All: A Vision for New York City’s Equitable Economic RecoveryFull Report + Executive Summary NEW YORK […]

04.22.20

Leaders and Experts in Employment & Workforce Training Form “NY Workforce Recovery Strategy Group”

Focus on Policy Solutions Necessary for NYC’s Economy to Survive and Rebound from COVID-19 New York, NY, April 22, 2020 — In direct response to the growing crisis of unemployment and small business collapse in New York City as a result of the COVID-19 health crisis, leaders from the public and private sector have partnered […]

03.12.20

5 new Members appointed to the NYC Employment and Training Coalition Board of Directors

New York, NY (March 12, 2020) – Today, the NYC Employment and Training Coalition (NYCETC) welcomed five new Board Members: Simon Chiew, Chief Strategy Officer, Chinese-American Planning Council Lakythia Ferby, Executive Director, STRIVE NY Abe Mendez, Managing Director, Per Scholas NY Jerelyn Rodriguez, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, The Knowledge House Hannah Weinstock, Senior Director […]

12.10.19

ABNY, NYCETC and Local Partners Launch Citywide Census Worker Recruitment Effort

THE ASSOCIATION FOR A BETTER NEW YORKNew York, NYContact: Ryan Carbain, rcarbain@rubenstein.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ABNY, NYCETC and Local Partners Launch Citywide Census Worker Recruitment Effort ABNY and NYCETC to Hold Citywide Recruitment Event December 12, 2019 (New York, NY December 10, 2019) –The Association for a Better New York (ABNY), New York City Employment […]

05.06.19

Bridges to Better Jobs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 6th, 2019 For More Information Contact:Annie Garneva, agarneva@nycetc.org 908-678-6013Evelyn Ortiz, eortiz@nyatep.org 518-728-9057 Bridges to Better Jobs Invest in Bridge Programs to Support Economic Mobility for New Yorkers New York City Council Members including Councilmembers Reynoso, Rivera, Rosenthal, Torres, and Treyger call for Mayor de Blasio to invest $70 Million into workforce programs […]

Workforce Weekly

08.10.22

NYC Workforce Weekly – 08.10.22

[Albany Alert] Governor Hochul Launches Health Care Worker Bonus Program [Federal Alert] U.S. Department Of Commerce Announces Winners Of American Rescue Plan $500 Million Good Jobs Challenge To Expand Employment Opportunities [Save the Date] NYCETC’s Annual Conference on October 13 [Member Alert] 2023 Early Bird Membership Renewal [We’re Hiring] Search for NYCETC’s Next CEO News and Events […]

08.03.22

NYC Workforce Weekly – 08.03.22

[Covid-19 Economic Update] Amidst Recession Concerns, Congress Funds Steps Toward Green Job Growth and Economic Recovery [Save the Date] NYCETC’s Annual Conference on October 13 [Member Alert] 2023 Early Bird Membership Renewal [City Hall Alert] “Clear the Backlog” Initiative Unlocks More Than $4.2 Billion in Contractual Dollars for Nonprofits [City Hall Alert] Mayor Adams Launches Industrial […]

08.02.22

CNYCA’S COVID-19 Economic Update – 08.03.22

COVID-19 Economic Update is part of a regular biweekly Covid-19 Economic Update series. This week’s update was prepared by Lauren Melodia, Deputy Director, Economic & Fiscal Policies, Center for New York City Affairs at The New School. Read past installments here. This past week has seen a dizzying amount of economic news. We learned that Gross […]

07.27.22

NYC Workforce Weekly – 07.27.22

[Save the Date] NYCETC’s Annual Conference on October 13 [Member Alert] 2023 Early Bird Membership Renewal [NYCETC Member Update] KindWork and BWI Announce Strategic Partnership [We’re Hiring] Search for NYCETC’s Next CEO [Scholarship Opportunity] LMSW Licensure Scholarships for Human Services Workers News and Events Partnerships and Collaboration Program Recruitment Job Opportunities Read This Week’s “Workforce Weekly” […]

07.20.22

NYC Workforce Weekly – 07.20.22

Covid-19 Economic Update: New York City’s young adults are bearing the brunt of the pandemic jobs displacement; the employment rate for young men plunges to 34 percent First Draft of a New City Council District Map Released “NYC Ferry Forward” Launches Equitable Pricing Model LMSW Licensure Scholarships for Human Services Workers 2023 Early Bird Membership Renewals Search for […]

07.19.22

CNYCA’S COVID-19 Economic Update – 07.20.22

COVID-19 Economic Update is part of a regular biweekly Covid-19 Economic Update series prepared by economist James Parrott of the Center for New York City Affairs. Read past installments here.  The latest jobs data show that while the United States is very close to reclaiming its pre-pandemic total employment level, as of May, New York City still […]

07.13.22

NYC Workforce Weekly – 07.13.22

[New Legislation] Governor Hochul Signs Legislative Package to Create Green Jobs [Member Alert] 2023 Early Bird Membership Renewals [We’re Hiring] Our Search for a New CEO News and Events Partnerships and Collaboration Program Recruitment Job Opportunities Read This Week’s “Workforce Weekly” Here

07.06.22

NYC Workforce Weekly – 07.06.22

[NYCETC Alert] Our Search for a New CEO [RFP Alert] Skilled Immigrant Integration Program (SIIP) RFP [RFP Alert] Two RFPs from SBS (Commercial Driver Training + Line Cook Apprenticeship Program) [Federal Alert] Public Loan Service Forgiveness (PLSF) Waiver + Webinar News and Events Partnerships and Collaboration Program Recruitment Job Opportunities Read This Week’s “Workforce Weekly” Here

06.29.22

NYC Workforce Weekly – 06.29.22

[NYCETC Alert] Our Search for a New CEO [RFP Alert] Skilled Immigrant Integration Program (SIIP) RFP [RFP Alert] Two RFPs from SBS (Commercial Driver Training + Line Cook Apprenticeship Program) [Federal Alert] Public Loan Service Forgiveness (PLSF) Waiver + Webinar [Scholarship Opportunity] Last Chance to Apply: Scholarship for Human Services Workers News and Events Partnerships and […]

06.22.22

NYC Workforce Weekly – 06.22.22

[NYCETC Alert] Our Search for a New CEO [Advocacy Alert] Sign on to “Campaign to Invest In America’s Workforce” Letter [Released Today] New Report from CNYCA: “For One in 10 New York Workers, ‘Independent Contractor’ Means Underpaid and Unprotected” [RFQ Alert] Consultant to Develop Report on Urban Forest Workforce Programs in NYC [RFA Alert] 2022 […]

06.15.22

NYC Workforce Weekly – 06.15.22

[City Hall Alert] Mayor Adams and City Council Pass FY23 Budget [NYCETC Alert] Our Search for a New CEO [Covid-19 Economic Update] Inflation and interest rate increases likely will slow the recovery in NYS’s three regions; NYC’s tech industry has 6.4% more jobs than pre-pandemic, but local tech growth lags the nation’s 10.6% rise [Member […]

06.14.22

CNYCA’S COVID-19 Economic Update – 06.15.22

COVID-19 Economic Update is a bi-weekly column prepared by economist James Parrott of the Center for New York City Affairs (CNYCA) at The New School, whose research is supported by the Consortium for Worker Education and the 21st Century ILGWU Heritage Fund. Read past installments here. The release of May New York City employment numbers this week (on June […]

06.09.22

NYC Workforce Weekly – 06.09.22

[Advocacy Alert] COLA in FY23 City Budget: Call the Speaker + Email Mayor Adams This Week [Advocacy Alert] NYIC Invest in Immigrants Rally on June 9 at City Hall [RFQ Alert] Consultant to Develop Report on Urban Forest Workforce Programs in NYC News and Events Partnerships and Collaboration Program Recruitment Job Opportunities Read This Week’s […]

06.09.22

NYC Workforce Weekly – 06.01.22

[Covid-19 Economic Update] New York City has gained back 100,000 jobs during the first four months of this year but employment in face-to-face industries is still nearly 10 percent below pre-pandemic levels [Newsletter Alert] Next Week’s Workforce Weekly Delivered on Thursday, 6/9 [Advocacy Alert] Prevailing Wage Press Conference on June 2 on Steps of City […]

05.31.22

CNYCA’S COVID-19 Economic Update – 06.01.22

COVID-19 Economic Update is a bi-weekly column prepared by economist James Parrott of the Center for New York City Affairs (CNYCA) at The New School, whose research is supported by the Consortium for Worker Education and the 21st Century ILGWU Heritage Fund. Read past installments here. New York City’s employment picture continues to creep back from pandemic declines but […]